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Local Obits for Tue. Apr 16th, 2019


William Osthoff, 93, Cumming
William Osthoff, age 93, of Cumming, Georgia passed away Tuesday, April 16, 2019. The family will have a celebration of life at a later date.


Lilalee Parpart Blinn, 86, Buford
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Lilalee Parpart Blinn, age 86, of Buford, who passed away on Tuesday, April 16, 2019. Mrs. Blinn was born in Cleveland, Ohio, the dau ...
Peggy Jane Curtis, 79, Liliburn
Peggy Jane Bedingfield Curtis "Granny", 79 of Lilburn GA, passed away Tuesday April 16, 2019.  Curtis was born December 20, 1939 in Atlanta GA, Curtis was a ...


Victor Matistic, Demorest
Victor Vincent Matistic, age 75 of Demorest, passed away on Tuesday, April 16, 2019. Vic was born in Scranton, Pennsylvania on September 4, 1943 to the late August and Amelia Ro ...


Vera Casey Fletcher, 81, Gainesville
Vera Casey Fletcher, 81 of Gainesville passed away Tuesday April 16, 2019 at her residence. Little & Davenport Funeral Home and Crematory, 355 Dawsonville Highway, SW, Gaine ...
Judy Presnell, 73, Gainesville
Judy Presnell, 73 of Gainesville passed away Tuesday April 16, 2019 at her residence.   Funeral services are incomplete and will be announced later.   Little ...
Judy Presnell, Gainesville
Judy Presnell of Gainesville passed away Tuesday April 16, 2019 at her residence. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 23, 2019 in the chapel of Little &a ...
Ruth T. Collins, 88, Lula
Ruth T. Collins - Echols, age 88, of Lula, Georgia went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at her residence following an extended illness.  Ruth was born on Jun ...
Lila “Jean” Henderson, 78, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Lila “Jean” Henderson, age 78, of Flowery Branch passed away Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at Willowwood Nursing Home, surrounded by her family. Memorial Services wil ...
Rudolph Hubbard, 87, Lula
  Rudolph Hubbard, age 87 of Lula, passed away on Tuesday, April 16, 2019. Born in Homer, Georgia on December 23, 1931, he was a son of the late Myrtice Hubbard. Mr. H ...
Eloise Meeks Smith, 83, Gainesville
Eloise Meeks Smith, age 83, of Gainesville, Georgia, formerly of Cornelia, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, April 16, 2019. Mrs. Smith was born on May 16, 1935, in ...


Daisy Mae Dorsey, 79, Cleveland
Daisy Mae Dorsey, age 79 of Cleveland, passed away on Tuesday, April 16, 2019. Ms. Dorsey was born on June 4, 1939, in Cleveland, Georgia, to the late Payton and Ida J. Butler D ...
Walter Mondale, Carter's vice president, dies at 93
Former Vice President Walter Mondale, a liberal icon who lost one of the most lopsided presidential elections after bluntly telling voters to expect a tax increase if he won, has died
Hank Huckaby dies at 79 after 'unparalleled' Georgia career
Former University System of Georgia Chancellor and state budget director Hank Huckaby has died
Beloved Gainesville pediatrician Everett Roseberry dies at 79
Longtime Gainesville pediatrician Everett Roseberry, who was instrumental in the founding of The Longstreet Clinic, died Sunday, April 11 at the age of 79.
G. Gordon Liddy, Watergate mastermind, dead at 90
Beloved children’s author Beverly Cleary dies at 104
Children’s author Beverly Cleary, the writer behind the popular characters Ramona Quimby and Henry Huggins, has died
Vernon Jordan, activist, former Clinton adviser, has died
According to a statement from his daughter, Vernon Jordan, a civil rights activist and former adviser to President Bill Clinton, has died
Mincey Marble founder, marble innovator dies at 86
​Kenneth Mincey, who founded Gainesville-based Mincey Marble cast marble company, passed away at the age of 86 Friday.
Jo Ann Adams, Gainesville's first female pharmacist, dies at 93
When Jo Ann Trapnell Adams graduated from the University of Georgia School of Pharmacy, she was just 20 years old.